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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Women raising French flags during a silent demonstration in Paris to protest recent murders in France, March 20, 2012.

After Toulouse attack, French Jews are reconsidering Sarkozy

By Daniel Hoffman, JTA March 27, 2012

PARIS—With the first round of France’s presidential election less than four weeks away, the attacks that left four Jews and three French soldiers dead are reshaping the race—but for now it’s not clear exactly how. In the days leading up to the...

A scene from La Rafle (The Round Up)

Two film dramas tackle France’s roundup of Jews in 1942

by Cate Marquis Special to the Jewish Light July 27, 2011

Two different film dramas, “Sarah’s Key” and “La Rafle” (“The Roundup”), debuting in St. Louis this week, focus on the same historic event, the 1942 La Rafle du Velodrome d’Hiv, the French police roundup of Jewish families in Paris. Also...

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